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Lake Elsinore City Council meeting revisits development project

The Lake Elsinore Aug. 9 City Council meeting held a Public Hearing that had been continued from last month’s meeting. The subject was the...

Point-In-Time Count brings home reality of homelessness in Riverside County

At 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, more than 800 volunteers took to the streets of Riverside County to participate in this year’s Point-In-Time Count...

Lake Elsinore holds homeless virtual workshop

As part of its LE Gives program, the city of Lake Elsinore held a virtual workshop Thursday, Dec. 3, to collaborate with community members,...

Menifee approves contract with SWAG homeless outreach services provider

MENIFEE – The Menifee City Council approved a professional service agreement with Social Work Action Group, also known as SWAG, to continue addressing homelessness...

Homeless community faces unique challenges during pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting every segment of the population. Young and poor, rich and old, the virus can affect everyone, in one way...
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Cities, county scramble to find shelter for homeless in COVID-19 pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic, while threatening those aged, pregnant or medically compromised, is seen as a serious threat to the growing homeless population in southwest...

Homeless outreach group burglarized in Lake Elsinore, $7,000 loss reported

Staff at a local homeless outreach group encountered an unwelcome surprise when staff opened up their office earlier this week.Burglars made off with $7,000...

Lake Elsinore steps up help for the homeless with HEAP grant

Kim Harris Managing EditorThe city of Lake Elsinore is ramping up its efforts to combat the homelessness problem thanks to a new $1.5 million grant,...

SWAG making big strides for Lake Elsinore’s homeless

Two years ago, while the majority of California’s elected leaders were busy burying their heads in the sand or searching for ways to raise...

Lake Elsinore approves new agreement with homeless outreach group

Lake Elsinore City Council approved an agreement with Social Work Action Group at the council’s Tuesday, Sept. 24, meeting to provide street outreach services...